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Drama, dance, painting, sculpture, and other creative arts have shaped society throughout history. What are some famous works and the artists who created them?
What is it about a life of crime that fascinates us? Find out from some of history’s most infamous events and notorious criminals.
Whether due to forces of nature or human error, disasters happen. We remember them in hopes that they won’t repeat themselves.
We all look forward to days off and festivals and feasts and fireworks. From the unusual to the popular, here’s the history behind the holiday.
Inventions are things that make it difficult to remember what life was like before they were around. Here are some of these breakthroughs and the people who made them possible.
“When I want to read a novel,” said Benjamin Disraeli, “I write one.” Here, read about writers of novels, non-fiction and poetry, and the stories they told.
Without music, as the pun goes, the world would B-flat. Here are some of history’s musical occurrences and the people we can thank for them.
Some of us love a baffling mystery to puzzle over. Find out here about questions from the past that have yet to be answered.
Whether through serendipity or by design, science and technology advance culture and make history. Read about these occurrences and their enduring consequences.
Thirty days hath September … and what happened in the past on each of those days? Find out on this short list.
Sporting events have fascinated spectators for centuries. Read about athletes who have broken barriers, pushed the bar high, and set world records.
We remember wars not to glorify them but to try to avoid repeating them. Read about events that have led to historic conflicts, battles and surrenders.
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